Epilepsy Center Faculty and Staff
Epilepsy Center Faculty and Staff

Physicians

Ahmed T. Abdelmoity
Director, Division of Child Neurology; Professor of Pediatrics, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine
Lalit R. Bansal
Director, Epilepsy Surgery Program; Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine
Husam R. Kayyali
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine
Kailash T. Pawar
Director, IOM and Co-Director, Epilepsy Fellowship; Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine
Ara S. Hall
Director, Epilepsy Inpatient Services; Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine
Christian B. Kaufman
Pediatric Neurosurgeon; Assistant Professor of Pediatric Surgery, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine
Mohammed  Ilyas
Director, Epilepsy Fellowship; Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Missouri Kansas City School of Medicine
Lines M. Vargas Collado
Director, Epilepsy Clinic; Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Missouri Kansas City School of Medicine
Timothy P. Zinkus
Assistant Professor of Pediatric Radiology, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine

Nurse Practitioners

Tara Myers, CPNP
Erin Fecske, CPNP

Neuropsychologist

John J. Hall
Neuropsychologist; Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine

Ketogenic Diet Specialists

Lindsey Thompson, MS, RD, CSP, LD, Senior Clinical Nutrition Specialist
L. Maria AhMu, MS, RD, LD, Clinical Nutrition Specialist
Katie Barkman, MS, RD, LD,Clinical Nutrition Specialist
Rachel Finn, Chef Educator

Nurse Coordinator

Megan Gustafson, BSN, RN

Clinic Nurses/Educators

Michelle Williams, RN, BSN, CPN
Kamie Gugler, RN, CPN
Lisa Geraghty, RN, CPN
Billie Houlehan, RN
Angela Ford, RN, CPN

Social Worker

Allison Murphy, LMSW

Neurophysiology Program Manager

Penny A. Roby, R. EEG T.

Lead EEG Technologists

Heather Ahman, R. EEG T.
Brad Kinnaman, R. EEG T.

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